World Antique Map Print (1626)
Archival print reproduction of an antique map of the world from 1626 by John Speed.
- Medium: Art print
- Paper: 100% cotton, museum-quality, heavyweight, matte finish
- Ink: Archival pigment ink
- Size: 16x20 inches (includes a 1/4 inch white border)
About This Map
Originally published in his 1627 atlas of the world, this seventeenth century map of the world by John Speed includes numerous inset illustrations showing astronomical subjects (such as solar and lunar eclipses and northern and southern constellations), the four classical elements (water, earth, fire, and air), and portraits of explorers (Drake, Cavendish, Magellan, and van Noort).
Title: A New and Accurat Map of the World Drawne According to the Truest Descriptions, Latest Discoveries, and Best Observations That Have Been Made by English or Strangers
Author: John Speed (1552-1629)